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Summary: Montag, a regimented fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugitive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and intellectual freedom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2003

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Summary: Kirby Dick's provocative film investigates the secretive and inconsistent process by which the Motion Picture Association of America rates films. Kirby looks at some of the controversial rating decisions of the past four decades, hires a private eye to find out who these anonymous raters are and puts his own film through the rating process.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Genius Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF THI

Attkisson, Sharyl

Summary: A CBS reporter reveals how she has been electronically surveilled while digging deep into the Obama Administration and its scandals, and offers an incisive critique of her industry and the shrinking role of investigative journalism in today's media.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 320 ATT

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320 ATT

Fforde, Jasper.

Summary: "Thursday Next, a Special Operative in literary detection in a time-altered Great Britain in which messing with the classics is a punishable offense, sets out to apprehend a criminal who is murdering characters from works of literature and has chosen Jane Eyre as his next victim."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2001

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Finn, Peter

Summary: The dramatic, until-now-untold story of how a forbidden book in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 891.73 FIN

Grabenstein, Chris

Summary: "Mr. Lemoncello has invited teams from all across America to compete in the first ever LIBRARY OLYMPICS...but someone is trying to censor what the kids are reading"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Syracuse University Press 1990

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 823 RUS

Summary: "Shadows of Liberty reveals the extraordinary truth behind the news media: censorship, cover-ups, and corporate control. Filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay takes a journey through the darker corridors of the US media, where global conglomerates call the shots. For decades, their overwhelming influence has distorted news journalism and compromised its values.Tracing the story of media...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SHA

DelFattore, Joan

Summary: In this lucid, disturbing, and provocative book, Joan Delfattore offers a behind-the-scenes view of the ways in which special-interest groups influence the content of textbooks used in public and private schools throughout the country. Efforts to censor elementary and high school textbooks have proliferated in the past decade. Most challenges have come from ultraconservative activists who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 379.156 DEL

Grabenstein, Chris.

Summary: "Mr. Lemoncello has invited teams from all across America to compete in the first ever Library Olympics ... but someone is trying to censor what the kids are reading"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Karolides, Nicholas J.

Summary: The one volume abridgement of the Banned book series highlights books banned for political, religious, sexual, and social reasons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkmark Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.31 KAR

Knuth, Rebecca

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwood Pub Group 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.31 KNU

Ravitch, Diane.

Summary: Argues that the anti-bias and sensitivity guidelines promoted by the Left and the Right exert so much force on educational publishers that the resulting modified and censored student materials are reduced to bland and boring texts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 371.32 RAV

Roth, Andrew Lee

Summary: Every year since 1976, Project Censored, our nation's oldest news-monitoring group—a university-wide project at Sonoma State University founded by Carl Jensen, directed for many years by Peter Phillips, and now under the leadership of Mickey Huff—has produced a Top-25 list of underreported news stories and a book, Censored, dedicated to the stories that ought to be top features on the nightly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 CEN

Yumi, Kiiro.

Summary: In the near future, the federal government creates a committee to rid society of books it deems unsuitable. The libraries vow to protect their collections, and with the help of local governments, form a military group to defend themselves--the Library Forces! The war between the Library Forces and the government's censorship committee heats up! Iku Kasahara, once a lowly Library Forces recruit,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 LIB

Bradbury, Ray

Summary: Fireman Guy Montag is a fireman whose job it is to start fires. And he loves to rush to a fire and watch books burn, along with the houses in which they were hidden. Then he meets a seventeen-year old girl who tells him of a past when people were not afraid, and a professor who tells him of a future where people can think. And Guy Montag knows what he has to do ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1991

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: SF BRA

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BRA

Bradbury, Ray

Summary: In Bradbury's futuristic novel, the knowledge gained from books is forbidden, and television replaces deep thought with vapid and menial information. Firefighter Guy Montag is assigned to locate, confiscate, and burn books. He is content with his life and job until he discovers the valuable knowledge found within books. Now, Guy must decide to either continue his stale existence or abscond with...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BRA

Vieira, Mark.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N. Abrams 1999

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 363.31 VIE

Yumi, Kiiro.

Summary: "In the near future, the federal government creates a committee to rid society of books it deems unsuitable. The libraries vow to protect their collections, and with the help of local governments, form a military group to defend themselves---the Library Forces! Iku Kasahara has dreamed of joining the Library Defense Force ever since one of its soldiers stepped in to protect her favorite book...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y GRAPHIC LIB

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 LIB

Yumi, Kiiro.

Summary: In the near future, the federal government creates a committee to rid society of books it deems unsuitable. The libraries vow to protect their collections, and with the help of local governments, form a military group to defend themselves--the Library Forces! The Media Betterment Committee has silenced a famous writer, and Library Forces member Iku Kasahara and her supervisor and secret crush,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 LIB

Summary: Hijacking broadcasts from Finland with makeshift yet powerful TV antennas, the people of Estonia, while still under the rule of the Soviet Union and its propaganda, found new heroes in JR Ewing and David Hasselhoff, and quickly became obsessed with the forbidden fruit that was western pop culture.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DIS

Fforde, Jasper.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC FFO

Huff, Mickey

Summary: The annual yearbook from Project Censored features the year's most underreported news stories, striving to unmask censorship, self-censorship, and propaganda in corporate-controlled media outlets. Censored 2016 features the top-25 most underreported stories, as voted by scholars, journalists, and activists across the country and around the world, as well as chapters exploring timely issues from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 CEN

Ortenberg, Neil.

Summary: Chronicles the life and work of Barney Rosset, the influential head of Grove Press and the Evergreen Review, who published such groundbreaking works of fiction as Lady Chatterley's Lover, Naked Lunch, and Tropic of Cancer, while fighting the U.S. government's obscenity laws along the way.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Double O Film 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC OBS